Skip to main content

Petite baigneuse accroupie: M.4-1964

An image of Figure

Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information


Petite baigneuse accroupie
Translated as: Little bather squatting
(Little bather squatting)


Maillol, Aristide (Sculptor)


Off-white terracotta figure of a nude woman with her hair swept up into a bun on the top of the back of her head. She sits on a rectangular pedestal with her left leg bent under her and her right knee bent and raised. Her head is tilted downwards, and she touches its left side with both hands, as if adjusting her hair

Legal notes

A.J.H. Smith Bequest through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Depth: 9.7 cm
Height: 23.0 cm
Width: 8.6 cm

Relative size of this object

8.6 cm23 cm9.7 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh


Early 20th century
Production date: AD 1900

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1964
Primary reference Number: 29928
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_4_1964
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Petite baigneuse accroupie" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-05-25 17:21:05

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Petite baigneuse accroupie |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-05-25 17:21:05|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

                <div class="text-center my-3">
                    <figure class="figure">
                        <img src=""
                        alt="Petite baigneuse accroupie"
                        class="img-fluid" />
                        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Petite baigneuse accroupie</figcaption>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...